Bringing in the most money are Retail Store Managers — their earnings average approximately $17.65. Assistant Store Managers are a close second at $11.42 along with Retail Store Assistant Managers ($11.13) and Sales Associates ($7.98).
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make about $11.23. The greater proportion of employees (69 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home around $10.96 per hour.
Median pay is highest in Long Beach ($15.50 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of Grapevine (approximately $15.10), Houston ($12.47), and Charlotte (around $10.53). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $9.03) is West Des Moines. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $12.37 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
GameStop Corp. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $10.81 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Team Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $11.85. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Retail, Sales, and Inventory Management.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one-half of workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Over a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and company store discount.